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  • Apr 27, 2022

    Pilot trials in Karlstad April 2022

    It’s early spring with cherry blossoms emerging from the buds and nature gradually waking up after being put to rest. However, during these first weeks in April, the atmosphere is everything but calm at the Valmet Tissue Technology Center in Karlstad. The tissue pilot machine is running at full speed as three focus areas have been identified with the main goal to further develop the Valmet Advantage QRT technology.

  • Apr 21, 2022

    Intelligent Roll Solutions for tissue machines

    The steadily growing global demand for tissue is increasing the need for new technologies targeting improved material, time and energy efficiency in production. Valmet’s Intelligent Roll Solutions for tissue offer effective tools for tissue making from wet end to rewinder to achieve these goals.

  • Apr 11, 2022

    Aktül Kagit world record

    Aktul started their first Valmet machine in 2011 and the second in 2016. Today their third Advantage DCT machine is on its way. But already in 2015, they reached their first production record on TM1, of 74,000 tons in one year. 2021 it was time to beat their own record for daily production with a conventional dry crepe machine. In total they made 75,276 tons but even more impressive is the record of 290 tons sellable paper on daily basis. And once again it is the TM1 who is the shining star.

  • Mar 30, 2022

    Start-up of four hybrid machines in China

    Vinda is a leading supplier of hygiene products in Asia. To improve their market position they have invested in four Hybrid machines to produce ultra-premium quality tissue products at a significant lower energy costs than other mature structured tissue technologies.

  • Mar 22, 2022

    Valmet’s tissue mill technology improves water efficiency globally

    Valmet's tissue mill technology has reduced average mill water consumption by 80% since 1990.

  • Mar 15, 2022

    Start-up of Velvet CARE TM8

    Great teamwork and well proven technology paved the way for the super-efficient startup of the new Advantage DCT line at Velvet CARE’s Klucze mill in Poland.

  • Mar 13, 2022

    Lila Groups TM4 start-up

    It was a proud moment February 16 when Lila Group could celebrate the start-up of their fourth tissue line from Valmet.

  • Mar 4, 2022

    Georgia Pacific invented eTAD

    Georgia-Pacific is one of the biggest tissue producers in North America. However, in early 2000s as premium structured private label started to grow, the Quilted Northern brand of Georgia-Pacific came under tremendous pressure. At that time, Quilted Northern was produced with conventional 2-ply dry crepe technology and research in 2010 showed that both consumers and retailers struggled with positioning the brand – it underperformed as a premium brand and was not price competitive as a value brand.

  • Mar 4, 2022

    Hengan Group in China investing in hybrid technology

    The Chinese tissue market is developing, and a growing number of consumers are looking for tissue products with premium or even ultra-premium quality. To meet the increasing demand from the market, Fujian Hengan Group has decided to invest in two Advantage QRT tissue lines with Valmet Automation solutions.

  • Feb 24, 2022

    A sustainable world is a modern world

    Living in the present with awareness of the future. With the humanity, economy, and the environment in balance. That’s what being sustainable means for Ulf Johnsson, a true spokesperson for a more environmentally friendly tissue making process.

  • Jan 25, 2022

    Congratulations Zhejiang Jingxing TM5 to a successful start-up

    On January 18, 2022, a new Valmet Advantage DCT 200 HS tissue line equipped with a Focus rewinder successfully started up at Jingxing Paper’s Pinghu mill.

  • Dec 21, 2021

    Inspiration from nature starts Valmet’s nonwovens journey

    For decades, Valmet has been designing and manufacturing machinery for nonwovens producers. Perhaps surprisingly, our technology is inspired by the beauty of nature. Today, we can offer full end-of-line equipment while continuously developing our offering.

  • Dec 21, 2021

    Inspiration from nature starts Valmet’s nonwovens journey

    For decades, Valmet has been designing and manufacturing machinery for nonwovens producers. Perhaps surprisingly, our technology is inspired by the beauty of nature. Today, we can offer full end-of-line equipment while continuously developing our offering.

  • Dec 21, 2021

    Speeding up remotely at Jeesr Industries

    Thanks to advanced digital tools and the mutual trust between Valmet and Jeesr Industries, their tissue machine’s targeted speed increase was successfully achieved, despite the ongoing pandemic.

  • Dec 21, 2021

    Crown Paper’s new tissue line - the jewel in the crown

    When Crown Paper Mill decided to build a new tissue line in Abu Dhabi they had to face a critical issue: How to build an efficient and sustainable tissue production line in an area with limited natural resources like energy, water and raw materials?

  • Sep 28, 2021

    Advantage ViscoNip rebuild to Sofidel KIsa

    High efficiency, runnability and improved tissue quality were key factors for Sofidel when they decided rebuilding their TM 3 in Kisa Sweden. Valmet was granted the order thanks to the Advantage ViscoNip press well proven flexibility and capability to increase runnability, uniformity and paper properties. The new Advantage ViscoNip press will replace the existing shoe press in TM3.

  • Sep 27, 2021

    Valmet to install Advantage ViscoNip press and ReDry to improve paper properties and reduce CO2 emissions at Sofidel in UK.

    Sofidel has decided to install a Valmet Advantage ViscoNip press and an Advantage ReDry in their TM1 tissue machine at Baglan Mill in UK. The new press will replace the existing suction press roll with the target to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions in line with their sustainability strategy. After the rebuild the machine will have wider flexibility to control and finetune the pressing parameters and thereby reach high dryness level and improve paper properties and runnability.

  • Sep 10, 2021

    Automated warehouse solution

    Valmet is taking another step forward in digitalizing the operations. Valmet AB are now investing in an automated warehouse Agilon solution from Konecranes for the production plant facilities in Karlstad, Sweden.

  • Sep 2, 2021

    90 years and counting: the history of tissue handkerchiefs through the world's largest collection

    Everyone has one in his or her pockets in most countries of the world, regardless of age, gender, status or cultural differences. It is something you really don’t think of very much, unless a sudden bout of flu hits you or you need to quickly remove some melting ice cream dripping on your t-shirt. Meet Silvio Fioravanti, a collector of tissue packs who has over 16,000 tissue packs.

  • Aug 12, 2021

    From local fiber resources to sustainable paper products

    In many parts of the world, we see innovative efforts in the search to produce paper more sustainably. The development is coming on strong as tissue producers are exploring if regional and local fiber resources might be an opportunity for them.


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